Senior Engineer - Mechanical (LA)
Job Details
Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
4 Year Degree

The tk1sc Senior Engineer is responsible for performing complex design calculations, sketches, technical comparisons and similar technical work as required by assignment. Responsible for performing engineering load calculations and Title 24 energy compliance calculations. Design of air conditioning systems, air distribution layouts, piping systems and equipment selections. Working with some supervision the Senior Engineer is accountable for accuracy, timeliness and reliability, reporting to their Coach, Associate or Supervisor.

  • Intermediate knowledge of own discipline/department for Small Fee Projects or Low-Level complexity projects.
  • Executes broad directions as provided by supervisor but is comfortable in making engineering decisions on a discipline specific level. Ability to identify appropriate solutions based upon several different and often competing data.
  • Performs coordination at a higher level by reviewing drawings supplied by vendors, other team engineers, and the architects while implementing design modifications as necessary.
  • Ability to gather appropriate resources in order to solve problems.
  • Customarily and regularly directs the work of two or more other employees and exercises independent judgment and discretion in supervision.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to support training for others while formally trains direct reports.
  • Assists supervisor by providing input on discipline specific resource staffing allocations to meet business needs.
  • Believes in and champions the firms’ core values and inspires others to do the same.
  • Identifies and applies creative thinking and innovation that adds value at the discipline level.
  • Ability to drive clients to make informed decisions on a discipline basis.
  • Effectively writes and verbally communicates concepts and ideas, both internally and externally.
  • Moderate experience with monitoring and successfully managing project costs versus budget for discipline while understanding the firm’s financial system.
  • Demonstrates the ability to react to client needs and expectations, while developing skills in proactive communication.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is preferred.


  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in the Mechanical Engineering Design discipline.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit documentation and management as it applies to Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience and understanding of HVAC Load Calculation software such as Trane TRACE
  • Experience and understanding of EnergyPro or similar Energy compliance software

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Professional registration in Mechanical Engineering is encouraged (PE).
  • LEED Certification is desired.

Other Requirements:

  • Proven ability to understand and recognize complex design problems.
  • Effective communication skills with a team-oriented attitude.
  • Knowledge of Mechanical and related California Building Codes
  • Knowledge of Green Building practices and LEED Rating Systems
  • Experience with Healthcare and/or Life Science projects is a plus!
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.





Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To accomplish this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.